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Bachelor - Third country national applicants

 

Any person who is a national of a country other than the EU, the EEA and Switzerland is considered a third country national applicant.

 

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Admission criteria

 

According to Art. 32 of the Universities Act, access to Bachelor's degree programmes is possible for the following persons:

  • Holders of a Luxembourg secondary school diploma
  • Holders of a diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules
  • Holder of a diploma recognised as equivalent by the Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse.

1. Third country national applicant

  • with a Luxembourg secondary school-leaving certificate
  • and a Luxemburg residence permit

You are a third country national applicant with a Luxembourg secondary school-leaving certificate. You are eligible for all Bachelor study programmes.

As you have a residence permit in Luxembourg, the application deadlines are the same as for European applicants.

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate and transcript, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

2. Third country national applicant

  • with diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules
  • and a Luxemburg residence permit

You are a third country national applicant with diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules. You are eligible for a limited number of Bachelor study programmes

Access to the first year of studies in Bachelor's degree programmes is open to holders of a diplôme de technicien who have successfully completed preparatory modules in the relevant subject area of the intended study programme.

Section Economics and Management  →   Bachelor in Applied Management / Bachelor in Economics
Section Electrical engineering  →  Bachelor in Engineering – Electrical Engineering
Section Mechanical engineering  →   Bachelor in Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Section Computer Science →   Bachelor in Applied Information Technology / Bachelor in Computer Science
Section Civil Engineering  →   Bachelor in Engineering - Civil Engineering

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate and transcript, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

As you have a residence permit in Luxembourg, the application deadlines are the same as for European applicants.

3. Third country national applicant

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a Member State of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation
  • and having a residence permit for Luxemburg

You must submit a request for equivalence of your diploma to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the respective Ministry.

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate, transcript and the equivalence certificate of your diploma, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

As you have a residence permit in Luxembourg, the application deadlines are the same as for European applicants.

4. Third country national applicant

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a state of the European Union (EU) outside of Luxemburg, the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation
  • and not having a residence permit for Luxemburg.

You must submit a request for equivalence of your diploma to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the respective Ministry.

We recommend that you complete this procedure before submitting your application.

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate, transcript and the equivalence certificate of your diploma, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

If you are admitted, you will be required to:

  • study full-time, in accordance with the Law of 29 August 2008 on the free movement of persons and immigration, students who are third country nationals cannot be admitted on a part-time basis.
  • obligatorily reside on the Luxembourg territory. For any application for a residence permit to be made by 1 July at the latest, please consult the procedure via the website of the government.
    Unless the candidate is admitted to a multinational study programme (organised in partnership with foreign partner universities) and holds a residence permit in the Schengen area, there is the possibility to request a mobility notification from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

5. Third country national application

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a state outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation
  • and having a residence permit for Luxemburg.

You must already be in possession of your secondary school-leaving certificate (or certificate of successful completion) and the equivalence certificate of your diploma when you submit your application.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

6. Third country national applicant

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a state outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation
  • and not having a residence permit for Luxemburg

You must already be in possession of your secondary school-leaving certificate (or certificate of successful completion) and the equivalence certificate of your diploma when you submit your application.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

If you are admitted, you will be required to:

  • study full-time, in accordance with the Law of 29 August 2008 on the free movement of persons and immigration, students who are third country nationals cannot be admitted on a part-time basis.
  • obligatorily reside on the Luxembourg territory. For any application for a residence permit to be made by 1 July at the latest, please consult the procedure via the website of the government.
    Unless the candidate is admitted to a multinational study programme (organised in partnership with foreign partner universities) and holds a residence permit in the Schengen area, there is the possibility to request a mobility notification from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

 

Required language skills

According to the requirements of the study programme concerned a proof of proficiency in the languages of instruction of the programme attesting to a level B2 or C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is compulsory

Proof of language proficiency must be provided in one of the following ways:

  1. Certificate/diploma of secondary and/or university education whose language of instruction corresponds to one of the languages of the study programme chosen at the University of Luxembourg. In this case the language certificate is not required.
  2. An internationally recognised test certificate at level B2 maximum three years old, such as TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS for English, DELF or DALF for French and GOETHE Zertifikat or TestDaF for German, for the language(s) of instruction of the chosen study programme.
  3. Any other document attesting to a B2 level in the language(s) of the course

For further information, please consult the section "Useful information from A to Z".

 

Deadlines

Choose your programme from the list of all programmes in order to see the specific deadlines.